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Spring 2015

Registration Now Open for Spring 2015

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These classes give children ages 3-5 a chance to explore music, Hebrew language, Jewish holidays, and nature after preschool dismissal. Both children enrolled in JCP preschool, as well as those from other schools, participate in these program.

Lunch Bunch – A Returning Spring Favorite!

A weekly class for three year olds that will will provide your children with the opportunity to experience an extended day. They will enjoy a lunch brought from home, hear a story, and participate in an art or movement activity focused on health and nutrition. Children will learn self-help skills, and have the opportunity to socialize during a meal. Children in JCP’s Green, Leaf and Tree Rooms will be escorted by a member of JCP staff to Lunch Bunch directly from their classroom.

For: Children ages 3 years
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Spring Dates: Mondays, 1/8 – 5/28
Does Not Meet: 2/19, 4/2, 4/9
Cost: $720

Neshama: Yoga with a Jewish Twist

This class is designed to support children in mindful movement and relaxing breathing. While promoting a feeling of being grounded in one’s body, the class will also encourage a feeling of soulfulness. Each session will include basic yoga poses, creative movement and the opportunity to learn how to quiet and organize one’s body after a busy day at school. Spiritually rich Jewish music will often serve as background inspiration. Neshama: Yoga with a Jewish Twist will be taught by Green Room teacher, Chava Meed Jacobson.

For: Children ages 3 – 5 years
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
Spring Dates: Tuesdays, 1/6 – 5/26
Does Not Meet: 1/20, 2/17, 4/7
Cost: $720


HSP Juniors: A Pre Hebrew School Program

This monthly pre Hebrew School class initiates children into the community of learners for our Hebrew School Project (HSP). Through art, story, and shira (singing), students will explore the Hebrew language and Jewish holidays to lay the foundation for their continued Jewish learning. This class is geared toward Pre K aged children. We welcome families old and new to JCP to join this program and our community.

For: Children ages 4 – 5.5 years
Dates: Tuesdays, 9/30, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16, 1/13, 2/10, 3/17, 4/14, 5/19
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
For more information about joining this class for the remaining spring sessions, as well as pricing, contact sima@jcpdowntown.org or call 212-334-3533.


The Gourmet Grandparent
Calling all JCP grandparents! Join your grandchildren in preparing delicious dishes for an afternoon of fun. Sign up for the opportunity to share cooking and conversation with your grandchild at JCP.

For: Children ages 3 – 6 years
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dates: Wednesdays, 2/11, 4/22, 5/20

Location: JCP, 146 Duane Street
Cost
: $40 per session

Adult accompaniment is not required for the following programs:

Play, Create, Integrate!
Children will develop critical social skills including effective turn-taking, flexibility, reading social cues, and conflict resolution. The class will support creative play and teach children to navigate social situations in a structured, fun, and warm environment.

For: Older threes – five years

**Students in the Sun Room, Rainbow Room, and Yellow Room will be escorted by ECC staff.

Spring Dates: Mondays, 1/5 – 5/18

Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Does Not Meet: 1/19, 2/16, 4/6,
Cost: $680

Spring Dates: Thursdays, 1/8 – 5/28

Time: 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM

Does Not Meet: 2/19, 4/2, 4/9

Cost: $720

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Let’s Explore Science
Using games, stories, and hands-on classroom science demonstrations, children will learn the basics of scientific exploration. Children will be encouraged to ask questions and explore the world around them.
For: Children ages 3 – 5 years
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Spring Dates: Wednesdays, 1/7 – 5/27
Does Not Meet: 2/18, 3/25, 4/8
Cost: $720

For any questions regarding registration contact Matti Bowen at matti@jcpdowntown.org or call 212-334-3522.

Please also see our My Grown-up and Me classes for younger siblings, and our Parenting Center Workshops programs for adults- perfect for families in My Grown-Up and Me programs.

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